Indiana closed out the 2017 fiscal year that ended in June with about $1.8 billion in reserves and a surplus of $42 million. Auditor Tera Klutz said Tuesday that the numbers demonstrate that the state is fiscally responsible. Office of Management and Budget Director Micah Vincent says the amount in reserve is needed to prepare […]
Authorities say there has been a surge in tips in the investigation into the slayings of two northern Indiana girls since the release of a sketch of a man suspected in the February killings. Investigators received at least 1,000 leads via email and telephone within 24 hours of Monday’s release of the FBI artist’s sketch […]
Kids from Muncie are getting important check ups and screenigns today from Open Door Health Services. Its Back 2 School Fun Fest providing everything from school and sports physical to immunizations, and dental screenings for little to no cost. Plus attendees were given free backpack filled with school supplies, while supplies lasted.
He was a star on the court and now finds himself headling to court. Police say 19 year old Phillip Corthen III was cuffed in Muncie Tuesday, charged with sexually assaulting an unconcious woman atthe Indiana University South Bend while she was intoxicated. Another man is also charged in the case. The alleged attack happened […]
A pedestrian walkway with handrails that began rusting soon after they were installed may cost Muncie hundreds of thousands of dollars to repair. When the Fallen Heroes Bridge was upgraded in 2005, a pedestrian walkway with black handrails was added over the White River span. But the metal railing along the bridge near downtown Muncie’s […]
New members elected to the The Ball State University Alumni Council . They include Chair Same DeWeese, Vice Chair Kelli Lawrence, along with Christy Swing Horn, Jeff Kingsbury and Mike Earley. Earley is the newest member of the council having as an Alumni Council At-Large member.
“My life was in danger,” So said a Muncie Police officer in connection with a March 24th incident in which he fired shots at a car that crashed through a gate to enter a U.S. Post Office parking lot. The Star Press reports the driver of the car, 48 year old Charles Dinkins of the […]
Indiana’s Next Level Roads initiative is now underway with a look at a first five year segment of a 20 year plan to improve roads and bridges in the state. The Muncie Journal reports the plan outlines approximately $4.7 billion in total investment over the next five years—resurfacing nearly 10,000 lane miles of pavement and […]
A northern Indiana sheriff says a newly-released sketch of a man considered the main suspect in the February killings of two girls was drawn by an FBI sketch artist based on information from someone who saw the suspect. Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby says the witness saw the man walking around the time 14-year-old Liberty […]
An Indiana woman didn’t want to her canceled $30,000 wedding to go to waste, so she turned it into a dinner party for the homeless. About a dozen veterans from a local organization were among the guests Saturday at the posh event center that Sarah Cummins had originally booked for the reception in suburban Indianapolis. […]